Governor DeSantis works on making paper unemployment applications available

Posted at 12:24 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 12:25:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Filing for unemployment has been difficult for many who are out of work and are trying to get benefits.

In a roundtable meeting, today held by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said they are working on a better solution.

The Governor said that he is going to make paper applications more accessible. This comes after there were multiple issues with the DEO website.

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DeSantis said he is working with Careersource, local libraries, and possibly FedEx to make paper applications available, which would then be sent to Tallahassee for processing.

Currently, you can also download a paper application on the DEO website.

There is no word on when these applications will be made available.